McMinnville resident formerly of Mount Dora, Fla., Flavius Lee Rose, 85, died Oct. 29 at River Park Hospital after a brief illness.
A retired teacher in Florida, a Soddy Daisy native and a member of Central Church of Christ, he was the son of Hugh Albert and Hattie Gann Rose; and was preceded in death by daughter, Jillene Smith.
He is survived by his wife, Naomi Rose; daughters, Judith Roney of McMinnville, Juliet Ingram of Nashville and Janita Stuart of New Zealand; sons, Don Rose of Nashville and Jon Rose of Memphis; stepdaughters, Laura Salz of New Jersey and Caroline Melton of Michigan; stepson, Edward Melton of Michigan; 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren and two great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.
There will be no services at High's.
High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Southern Standard (McMinnville, Tenn.) Oct., 30, 2002
Nellie Golden Rose
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